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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 17

Senior living giant sued over handling of transfers and discharges … First COVID vaccine dose 63% effective in nursing home study … FDA hedges against gene variants: Requires COVID antibody drugmakers Regeneron, Eli Lilly to track virus variants … Direct patient care hours, race tied to lower COVID rates in nursing homes … MedDiet tied to lower dementia risk in a Mediterrenean population … Feds call for prediabetes screening in overweight, obese adults to age 70 … Unvaccinated nursing home staff remain vulnerable: report

CMS updates surveyor guidance for advanced directives, dementia care and other topics

Dated technology can cause communication rifts: study

Outmoded methods of communication between caregivers may be responsible for significant amounts of wasted time during shifts, resulting in inefficient patient transfers and hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost revenue each year, according to a new survey.

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